$50,000 Reward Offered for Slain Store Clerk

November 22, 2006

What: News conference to announce $50,000 reward for a store clerk who was murdered.

When:November 27, 2006 9:00 A.M.

Where: Maple Liquor and Market 3000 South Maple Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90011

Who: City Councilmember Jan Perry Newton Division Homicide Detectives Family members of the victim

Why: On November 2, 2006, store clerk, Simon Khalil, 35, was working at his store, the Maple Liquor and Market, when two suspects walked in around 1:00 P.M. The suspects waited for customers to leave, then handed a note to Khalil, who read it and threw it back at the robbers.

One suspect pulled a handgun from his waistband and the other took a sawed-off shotgun from a backpack. The suspect with the handgun shot Khalil once in the chest.

The video of this robbery was previously released.